Together, Ribbon and Polycom are enabling organizations to use unified communications to be more collaborative, more engaged and more productive. Our teams focus on delivering rich integration that simplifies implementation and assures compelling capabilities. Zero touch provisioning and video call integration are just two examples. Most importantly, tight integration doesn’t come at the expense of open standards, customers always have the option to use their phone investments with other application servers or choose additional, standards-based, endpoints.

Polycom and Ribbon solutions are field proven and available from both Service Providers as well as Enterprise Resellers across multiple Ribbon platforms. The same services can be delivered to Polycom devices from Ribbon elements located in a customer’s network, in a Service Provider’s network or in the Cloud.




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Solutions for Large Enterprise

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Solutions for Large Enterprise

Many Nortel enterprise customers with Nortel SL-100, CS 2100 or CS 1000 are seeking cost effective migration paths for their legacy investments. Combining Ribbon’s Nortel heritage and Polycom’s commitment to open standards provides organizations with the new UC technology they need without getting locked into another proprietary solution. A combined Ribbon Polycom solution is ideal for government deployments as the solution is certified by the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC); both LSC and ESC certification. Together, Ribbon and Polycom have successfully migrated some of the world’s largest government municipalities and agencies (civilian and military), medical facilities, financial institutions and universities.
The Polycom-Ribbon solution provides military-grade resiliency with open SIP-based session control that can easily meet the needs of the largest enterprise deployments. Organizations can migrate at their own pace, maintaining essential legacy infrastructure until they have the resources to migrate to an all IP solution. Deliver better communication access to every member of the organization, regardless of their role, easily integrating desktop phones and mobile clients. Whether an enterprise deploys equipment in their own network or migrates to Ribbon’s Kandy Business Cloud UC they can expect seamless performance from their Polycom solutions.

Enterprise-wide Nortel Migrations - SL-100, CS 2100 and CS 1000 / Meridian 1
Ribbon’s Nortel heritage makes its solutions an obvious choice for Nortel enterprise customers (Nortel SL-100, CS 2100 or CS 1000) that need to upgrade to new UC technology without getting locked into another proprietary solution. Polycom VVX phones deliver best in-class HD voice and video that integrated into Ribbon solutions. Together, Polycom and Ribbon have successfully migrated some of the world’s largest government municipalities and agencies, medical facilities, financial institutions and universities. The combined Polycom-Ribbon solution is also ideal for government deployments that require JITC certification.

Ribbon Application Server (Standalone or attached to C20 or CS 2100)
Easily bring together voice and video solutions from Polycom and combine them with the Ribbon Application Server platform. Deliver sophisticated UC services from a standalone Application Server or attached to a C20 or CS 2100 PBX. Whether deployed in a large enterprise network or private Cloud, users get a rich set of UC features including presence, video calling, HD audio and group calling services. Employees can choose a combination of Polycom devices and Ribbon soft clients to fit their work environment. The Ribbon Application Server and Polycom VVX phones can also be deployed in secure environments. The companies’ combined solution has passed certification for both Local Session Controller (LSC) and Enterprise Session Controller (ESC) deployments in the United States Department of Defense (DoD) communications network.

Kandy Business Solutions - Cloud UC
Polycom and Kandy Business Solutions (Ribbon’s UCaaS solution) keep employees connected and more productive wherever they work; in the office, on the manufacturing floor, in a home office, a hotel room, an airport or a coffee shop. Employees can choose a combination of Polycom devices and Kandy Business soft clients to fit their work environment. Kandy Business provides one number access across multiple devices so it’s always easy to stay connected and be responsive to co-workers and customers. Kandy Business’ Call Grabber feature users seamlessly move calls from one Polycom device to another. Start a call at your desk and move the live voice or video call to a conference table or cordless phone without disrupting the other party.
Organizations of all sizes are moving to hosted solutions because Cloud economics make sense. But not all cloud solutions are created equal, how do you know who you can trust? Ribbon and Polycom already deliver IP communication services to millions of desktops and conference rooms worldwide. And you can count on more than just our products with hundreds of professional services staff and trained partners across the globe. Our engineers and support teams work together to deliver a more reliable and productive experience.

Kandy Business Solution advantages include:

  • Peace of Mind – backed by two market leaders in communication solutions
  • Faster Deployment & Ubiquitous Access – Zero Touch Provision (ZTP) instantly enables communication services for an entire office or a remote employee
  • Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) – no expensive boxes to purchase and maintain
  • Business Continuity – Served from geographically redundant and secure data centers
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Solutions for Service Providers & Cloud Resellers

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Solutions for Service Providers & Cloud Resellers

Customers are embracing hosted solutions for their business process and communication needs. No matter whether a solution is hosted in a Service Providers network or a Cloud data center, the economic and reliability benefits are compelling. Ribbon and Polycom are already deliver IP communication services to millions of desktops and conference rooms worldwide. And you can count on more than just our products with hundreds of professional services staff and trained partners across the globe. Our engineers and support teams work together to deliver a more reliable and productive experience across multiple Ribbon platforms (traditional and Cloud) and multiple Polycom solutions.
Hosted and Cloud-based unified communications services are quickly taking market share from premises-based PBXs. Polycom's long-standing relationship with Ribbon offers reliable, deep integration of Polycom voice and video solutions with multiple Ribbon platforms. And unlike competitive solution that leverage proprietary endpoints, a Polycom-Ribbon solution doesn’t seek to lock you or your customers in.
Whether providers deploy Ribbon elements in their own network or leverage Ribbon’s Kandy Business Solutions (Ribbon’s UCaaS solution), your end customers receive compelling business value. Polycom and Ribbon equip you to deliver new offerings that immediately increase an organization’s productivity, reduce the need for business travel, and shrink the organization’s carbon footprint. That makes your offer more competitive and ultimately more successful.

End customers benefit through:

  • A ubiquitous communication solution delivered across multiple sites, removing the complexity and redundancy of multiple PBXs
  • Integration with IT Applications like Microsoft® Outlook®/Skype®, IBM® Sametime®, Salesforce™ CRM

Mobility and anywhere access – UC services via PC, MAC and mobile clients.
You can ensure any SMB or enterprise using Polycom's desktop, conferencing, wireless and video solutions benefits from a set of hosted UC services whose quality and performance lead the industry.

Ribbon Application Server and C20 (Standalone or attached to C20)
Easily take voice and video solutions from Polycom and combine them with the Ribbon Application Server platform. Deliver sophisticated UC services from a standalone Application Server or attached to a C20. Whether deployed in a large enterprise network or private Cloud, users get a rich set of UC features including presence, video calling, HD audio and group calling services. The Application Server’s Call Grabber feature lets end users seamlessly move calls from one Polycom device to another. Start a call on a Polycom desk phone and move the live voice or video call to a conference table or cordless phone without disrupting the other party. The Ribbon Application Server and Polycom VVX phones can also be deployed in secure environments. The companies’ combined solution has passed certification for both Local Session Controller (LSC) and Enterprise Session Controller (ESC) deployments in the United States Department of Defense (DoD) communications network.

C15
ILECs, CLECs and rural service providers need a cost-effective solution for business services. Polycom and Ribbon provide a compelling solution for hosted business services leveraging Ribbon’s C15 Call Session Controller and Polycom endpoints. Service providers can concurrently enable both next generation IP Centrex and legacy services for Class 5 replacement, including HD voice, web portal, mobility, video calling, call logging and integrated voice mail.

Kandy Business Solutions - Cloud UC
A brief scan of the Internet quickly reveals that many UC offers look exactly the same. Unfortunately, that problem seems to be getting worse, not better. Your organization needs a compelling UC offer that differentiates you from the competition. Look to Polycom and Kandy Business Solutions (Ribbon’s UCaaS solution) to keep employees connected and more productive, wherever they chose to work. In the office, on the manufacturing floor, in a home office, a hotel room, an airport or a coffee shop. Of course, not all cloud solutions are created equal, so how do you decide what solution to resell? Ribbon and Polycom already deliver IP communication services to millions of desktops and conference rooms worldwide. And you can count on more than just our products with hundreds of professional services staff and trained partners across the globe. Our engineers and support teams work together to enable you to deliver a more reliable and profitable solution.

Cloud benefits:

  • Peace of Mind – backed by two market leaders in communication solutions
  • Better Integration – Zero Touch Provision (ZTP) instantly enables communication services for an entire office or a remote employee
  • Differentiation – Extend a Kandy Business Solutions deployment with pre-built Kandy applications (Kandy Wrappers)

Benefits

  • Reliability, interoperability, and a lower total cost of ownership through certified, pre-tested, and integrated solutions
  • Open SIP assures end-to-end investment protection
  • Compelling collaboration solutions that can be delivered from hosted/Cloud or premises-deployed systems
  • Proven in service providers and large enterprises worldwide